Oct 21- Magic Leap Inc, a startup focused on augmented reality technology, said it raised $542 million in a funding round led by Google Inc.. Investors in the latest round included Qualcomm Inc, the world's No.1 mobile phone chipmaker, Andreessen Horowitz, KKR and Legendary Entertainment. Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps at Google,...» Read More
Tim Armstrong, the chief executive of AOL, had a debilitating attachment to Patch, a network of local news sites that he is finally winding down.
Sean Rad, CEO of Tinder, says the app is a "more efficient way" for people to form relationships, and explains how it plans to monetize in the future.
Peek.com has been called the "OpenTable of travel." Ruzwana Bashir, Peek CEO & co-founder, discusses the launch of their first mobile app and the insight investors Jack Dorsey and Eric Schmidt have provided.
Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman explains how his company is able to use crowdsourcing to produce new products, saying the website has things no one has seen before because "they were just invented."
Anthony Fletcher, Graze CEO, discusses how his startup company is changing the way consumers eat by offering portion-controlled snacks tailored to suit individual tastes.
TV start-up Aereo said it had turned a profit in some of its markets, and is also looking for broadband partners to pair with its service.
CNBC's Dominic Chu thinks Macy's is executing well, while CNBC's Herb Greenberg likes Kohl's better.
Upstart CEO Dave Girouard discusses his company's business model, and what kinds of returns people his company has invested in are seeing.
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Andrew Laffoon, Mixbook CEO, discusses how mobile app "Mosaic" lets users create photo books and explains what differentiates their app from competitors like Shutterfly. Lafoon also comments on Mixbooks plans for going public.
James King, the founder and chairman of Find Invest Grow (FIG), explains why it is easier to find entrepreneurs among students in U.S. universities than U.K. ones.
23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley start-up misled customers with advertising for its personalized DNA tests.
Stuart Conroy, founder of Activ8, discusses how the traditional distribution model has changed with the rise of online retail.
Good Eggs is an online grocery marketplace with 100 employees and 400 local food vendors. Good Eggs co-founder and CEO Rob Spiro, says the company is partnering with the best local farms, and is able to provide home deliveries 5 days a week.
Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote, says it's the "best time in the history of the universe" to launch a startup and discusses Evernote's future, which includes an IPO.
A growing group of social and mobile Web services are poised to become the next Facebook. Just ask them.
Jeff Lynn, founders of Seedrs, says new businesses need a small amount of capital to take their first step but few people are willing to provide it.
Adam Somlai-Fischer, co-founder at Prezi, talks about the environment for start-ups in Hungary and securing investments.
Atomico, a European venture capital firm that has invested in the likes of Rovio, plans to spend its new $476 million fund on tech start-ups.
Andrew Brundan, founder and managing director at Patrona, explains how it managed to remain competitive after production was moved back to the U.K., following a bad experience in China.